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Dec 8, 2013 8:00am PST
educate. he was the most educated candidate they ever had to try to move voters to a new place. >> you mentioned the learning. and gay mcdougall, you campaigned to release him from prison. he used the time in prison to be educated as well. >> absolutely. he used it to be educated and educated the other prisoners. he called it the university of robben island. they spent time learning about political development around the world. they decided who they, as a political party and as, you know, activists, wanted to be. the decisionmaking. when they finally emerged, from that prison, they knew exactly the road they wanted to travel. >> and jendayi frazer, he was conscious of his role as educator when he became president and after he left office as well. didn't often hide disappointment in what was going on in south africa and other african nations. >> yes, he certainly was. i think president mandela, what i took from him was the courage of his convictions. he was very clear when he did not agree. he would do that privately and publicly. for instance, on the issue of hiv and aids, he certainly
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Dec 5, 2013 12:35am PST
mansion where just last year the threat of violence overshadowed the promise of education. now, a new school year is under way with new hope, thanks to diane sawyer's reporting and your generosity. plus, a little extra help from a surprising celebrity source. >> a new school year at the strawberry mansion. >> i'm like really excited. >> a fresh start. it's the first day and this year students are including a little order of their own. asking for school uniforms. uniforms in part paid for by you, abc viewers. >> i missed you. >> i missed you too. >> two of my favorite people in the world. >> a familiar voice. principal wayman back for her second year at strawberry mansion. >> i am the bell. i'm the bell. it is now time to transition. bing. and she has done something extraordinary. for the first time in six years -- let's go, move! the school is no longer considered one of the country's most dangerous. through sheer force of will, the principal cut the incidents nearly in half. and your wave of generosity helped breath new life into the school. >> just when i really did think that there
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Dec 4, 2013 4:00pm PST
across the country, among financial backers pledged $9 million to help fund education super highway, based here in san francisco. yahoo acquisition spree continue was latest purchase of pitch. the start up, spun out of dream works animation allows users to remake video was special affeceffects music. >> stocks closing mixed today. the longest slump for the index in ten weeks your bloomberg silicon valley index closing higher. sdroent time to pick out a christmas tree? i love this one. worry not. uber coming to your rescue. the car service teamed up with home depot to deliver christmas trees to customers in ten days the 7 to 8 football noble firs will cost $135. the service will be available while supplies last. from bloomberg studios in san francisco, larry, carolyn, back to you. >> thank you, that will be popular. >> you've got to see this site on a snowy utah interstate. a car rolling along, without a driver. this is thus night. the driver was involved in an accident that threw the car into the barrier. he got out of the car, somehow the car kept going. >> i noticed a gentleman si
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Dec 7, 2013 8:00am PST
some of the people behind this education revolution. >>> and taking a live look outside at 8:37. we have live sky 7 hd looking out over mt.dy on diabldiablo. there's snow on some mountain tops this morning in the bay area. snow in the last couple of hours. hours. lisa argen will fill y to those who've been denied equal access to health care... welcome to covered california. now, you can no longer be denied coverage because of a pre-existing condition. enroll today at coveredca.com. can impart one lesson to a new business owner, it would be one thing i've learned is my philosophy is real simple american express open forum is an on-line community, that helps our members connect and share ideas to make smart business decisions. if you mess up, fess up. be your partners best partner. we built it for our members, but it's open for everyone. there's not one way to do something. no details too small. american express open forum. this is what membership is. this is what membership does. >>> welcome back, everyone. it is 8:40 on saturday morning. you are looking live at boulder creek in san
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Dec 6, 2013 6:00pm PST
's all young people have known. but schools are racing to find education modern and connected and this week, efforts got a boost from two of the influential names in tech. here is abc7 news reporter jonathan bloom. over trouble spots, take a rubber stylus, equalling a classroom full of kids paying attention. >> this engages kids. you can see their eyes open. when seeing this on the big screen >> these kids are digital natives and this is their world. >> but never mind ipads. one of the important ingredients is one you can't see. a blazingly fast internet connection. a luxury half of the schoolses in the county don't have. >> they have 500 in the case of this school over 800 kids. >> even is the head of the education super highway. out to change that with serious hip help. >> i think what they've realized is that we're at a tipping point now. >> marchwell envisions a world where dozen was stream individual yeet once using world events as teachable moments but the super highway has to find which schools need an upgrade, connect with grand money and give help spending it in the b
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Dec 3, 2013 4:30am PST
that the department of education has ordered the acreditting contribution to make changes to keep their standing. the department says that the commission didn't meet federal requirements in the review of city college and has the appearance of a conflict of interest. city college supporters hoped the commission would be invalidated altogether. >> you will notice this morning quit a bit cooler and windy and colder. leyla gulen, a slot going on? >> exactly, and precipitation, as well, from the mount tamalpais camera to san francisco it is bouncing ever-so-slightly and you can see it better from the east bay hills camera. right now, as we talk about temperatures waking up to 49 degrees in santa rosa, and 50 degrees in napa and we head 20 concord, warmer at 53 so more chilly than yesterday. we are looking at gusty conditions up to 30 miles per hour in napa and 32 in oakland and 17 in san carlos, and 12 miles per hour wind in san jose. the winds will diminish overnight and that is when the cold air mass will settle in over san francisco and the bay area. that is going to bring the temperatures down se
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Dec 4, 2013 5:00pm PST
to make sure school rooms have broad band mark zuckerberg is contributing $3 million to education super highway. not to be outdone, bill gates chipping in $2 million. 99% of the schools are connected to the internet but lack high speed connections to support tablets and lap tops >> there is a new resource to help students and parents get money for college. an online financial aid tool kit. it's one of the measures the obama administration is taking to make the college application process going a bit more smoothly. we have a link on our web site abc7 news.com under see it on tv. college has gotten so expensive. >> that is right. a study shows because a record number of college grads are deeper in debt. >> just keeps getting worse and worse. the picture for college grads is unfortunately bleak. a study finds 71% are leaving school with debt hanging over their heads up from 68% just five years ago. and the debt is higher than ever. it's now averaging $29,000. and the final blow, 18% of grads can't find jobs they're more likely to find a job than those did who did not go to college. >>> a w
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Dec 6, 2013 12:35am PST
restrictions on travel, education and employment. whites enjoyed all of the power and riches in this rich country. mandela's trouble name meant troublemaker, so perhaps it was his destiny. he quickly rose to prominence as a lawyer, founding the country's first black law firm, and leading agitator for change. especially after the terrible sharpville massacre in 1960 when he and the african national congress took up armed struggle. >> there are many people who feel that it is useless and futile for us to continue talking peace and nonviolence against a government who is on this savage path against unarmed and defenseless people. >> reporter: mandela was a born leader. so in 1964 the apartheid government tried him for treason and sought the dead penalty. his opening statement to the court electrified the country. >> i have cherished the ideals of a democratic and free society. it is an idea for which i hope to live for and to see realized. but my lord, if it needs be, it is an idea for which i am prepared to die. >> reporter: mandela was sentenced to life imprisonment and sent to the notorio
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Dec 6, 2013 5:00pm PST
>> technology changing the way your children are being taught. and people behind this education. [[man] it's nothing but tape... [woman] it's a block. we're havin' a baby! [laughter in background] [woman screams] are we havin' a baby? [ambient crying and laughter] >> this is in australia. the car rolled ten times as you can see. hard to believe the driver walked away. this was the first practice session the driver was able to emerge from the wreck uninjured with the driver's cell intact. the cage protecting him. >> it looks like his head hit the ground. >> it did. >> well, i can move on to something light and fun. it's friday. do you know what ma means? >> finney's friday free stuff. >> i am not giving away a stuffed dog. everybody walking around but i'll take that. goi no. no. the dog is here as a prop. to show off the doggy bow tie. check that out. give a holiday gift this, is what you need. receiving a free bow tie from designer duds for dogs. >> that is what this is >> they don't have opposing side. >> yes. >> actually, it's the bow tie hits on your own collar. >> oh. >> this is if y
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Dec 2, 2013 6:00pm PST
and police. as for bullying -- >> it's really about educating. it's about having kids talk and learn about how to become more empathetic to recognize and realize the differences and the unique not that each individual brings. >> hey! >> reporter: fifth grade teacher teresa berrera says it's a message she reinforces every day in her classroom. >> i think that this is when students are starting it mold and development their moral compass. and i think it's really important for students to get into that habit of mind, of reflection. again, of what was my behavior and what is that consequence for other people. >> reporter: west contra costa schools have seen a sizable drop in the number of serious bullying incidents over the last three years. administrators still think more can be done. in richmond, laura anthony, abc 7 news. >>> in the meantime, a teenager whose skirt was set on fire returned to school today. police say 18-year-old sasha fleishman of oakland of the victim of a hate crime. while recovering from severe burns, sasha talked about wanting to do -- wanting nothing more than to retur
ABC
Dec 7, 2013 5:00am PST
children are learning in school. you will meet some of the people behind the education revolution. and at 5:38, this is a beautiful view from our exploratorium cam. you see the skyline there, the transamerica pyramid kind of sort of. cold out there, 44 crease, but wa [ ding ] cheese plate? cheese plate. no, i made something better. you used the oven? boom. [ male announcer ] pillsbury crescents. make the holidays pop. ♪ make t♪ holidays pop. hey, that's the last crescent! oh, did you want it? yeah. we'll split it. [ female announcer ] made fresh, so light, buttery and flakey. that's half. that's not half! guys, i have more. thanks, mom. [ female announcer ] do you have enough pillsbury crescents? to thsuffered in silence... hoped... and lived in a state of fear... welcome to a new state... of health. welcome to covered california. the place to find quality, affordable coverage. financial help for those in need. and nobody can be denied because of a pre-existing condition. enroll now at coveredca.com. >> the holidays have arrived in washington, d.c. >> three, two, one! whew! >> yesterda
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Dec 7, 2013 6:00am PST
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Dec 4, 2013 4:00am PST
children and 6 educators who were killed on that day. but they decided not to appeal after a court ruled to make those recordings public. >>> and now, to detroit, where the judge who approved the city's entrance into bankruptcy is calling that move an opportunity for a fresh start. the motor city now must address its $18 billion debt. the judge's decision was opposed by the city's unions, pension funds and retirees who claim that the debt will be settled through cuts to their benefits. mindful of that, the judge says that he will not sign off on just any proposed cuts. >>> the nation's capitol is a little brighter for the rest of the year after getting an annual touch of holiday glitz. >> house speaker john boehner flipping the switch last night on the capitol christmas tree. it's an 88-foot-tall spruce, adorned with 5,000 ornaments made by kids across the country. >> and it looks beautiful. >> a beautiful tree. i will say that, yes. >>> coming up, which state curses the most? the results are in. >> interesting. >>> plus, a california ceo and his family vanished. the frantic search for t
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Dec 5, 2013 1:05am PST
philadelphia. >> this nation must invest in the education for all its children. >> last month at pennsylvania conference for women, speaking to an audience of more than 6,000, she was a keynote alongside hillary clinton. >> i want to give her another round of applause for doing a great job of anyone, a principal. >> her speech was electrifying. >> restoring hope and giving students the sense that anything is possible became my primary responsibility. i reminded the students that hope did indeed reside? strawberry mansion high school. and most of all, everyday i told them, if nobody told you they loved you today, you remember, i do. >> bravo to principal wayman. and our thanks to diane sawyer. >>> to find out how can you help strawberry mansion, go to our website at zero across the entirety. quite co ♪ i love it! ♪ thank you grandma for the dolls. ♪ ♪ i love it! ♪ i'm ninja kicking through the halls. ♪ ♪ i love it! ♪ mom's posting pictures on your wall. ♪ ♪ that's my kind of holiday. ♪ i picked it out in a snap ♪ what made it genius ♪ was my camouflage wrap ♪ that's
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Dec 6, 2013 1:40am PST
segregation, economic problems, educational problems that south africa needs to advance on in order to realize the society that nelson mandela had in mind for south africa. i got to tell you, being in south africa, the folks there, from all different colors, all different backgrounds, all different socio-economic levels, they're talking about these things and really feel like together they will be able to do so much more. >> abc's lana zak, thank you so much. >> the coverage of nelson mandela's life and death does not end here. see how his story influenced pop culture and moviemakers later in this half-hour. >>> another major headline this morning, the investigation into the shooting of an american teacher in libya. ronnie smith gunned down while jogging at a u.s. consulate in benghazi. his murder comes days after al qaeda called for libyan attacks on u.s. interests. smith's wife and son returned to the u.s. for the holidays. he was set to join them next week. >>> a wicked storm slamming the nation this morning is far from over. a treacherous mix of snow and sleet crippling the south central u
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Dec 6, 2013 4:00am PST
the world, continues. the value of your education is where it can take you. (now arriving city hospital.) which is why we're proud to help connect our students with leading employers across the nation. (next stop financial center.) let's get to work. i get out a lot... except when it's too cold. like the last three weekends. asthma doesn't affect my job... you missed the meeting again last week! it doesn't affect my family. your coughing woke me up again. i wish you'd take me to the park. i don't use my rescue inhaler a lot... depends on what you mean by a lot. coping with asthma isn't controlling it. test your level of control at asthma.com, then talk to your doctor. there may be more you could do for your asthma. ... through yonder window breaks ... it is the east ... and juliet is the sun ♪ >>> i want to be in the position of calling you to ask whether i would be welcome. the appeal therefore is, don't call me. [ laughter ] i'll call you. [ laughter ] >> nelson mandela showing his humorous side almost ten years ago when he bowed out of public life. >> the public never got enough of
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Dec 2, 2013 4:00pm PST
failure to make our school safe. >> reporter: educators say the anti-bullying conversation really needs to start along before the students reach middle and high school where the incidents can be a lot more serious. even life threatening. tonight at the meeting, they will go over the policies and programs in place, talk about how to improve those and probably get an earful from parents and students here in this community about what they are seeing on these campuses. in richmond, lori anthony, abc 7 news. >>> wildlife rangers in australia have solved the mystery of a missing video camera after it recorded the unusual feast in action. >> watch this. is this really amazing footage. the camera recorded after it was stolen by a bird. the sea eagle carried the camera about 70 miles before dropping. >> the bird even poses for a selfie at the end here. pretty cool. the camera was originally set up to record crocodiles and the rangers say they plan to bolt it down from now on so something like this doesn't happen again. >> just getting in on social media probably. document the trip. >>> that is a
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Dec 3, 2013 5:00am PST
. the department of education has ordered the commission for community colleges to make changes to keep their standing. the department says that the commission did not meet federal requirements in their review of city college and have the appearance of a conflict of interest. city check supporters hoped the commission would be invalidated altogether. aa serious contender to unseat oakland mayor with a district has filed papers to run for mayor. she, worked for jerry brown. is far more popular than the mayor in the district. two-thirds of the people across the city view the mayor unfairbly. schaaf will unveil the crime fighting plan next year. >> we will turn it over to leyla gulen for the weather. >> you will need extra layers today as we look at the cameras. it is clear. but you can see the camera is bowsing up-and-down because we have gusty winds. here is a look at the winds as we look at sfo at 18 miles per hour and up to 35-miles-per-hour gusts in forward and 20-miles-per-hour gusts here and these miles per hour in mountain view. the next 12 hours, we are starting off cool at 10 to
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Dec 3, 2013 6:00am PST
college, with the department of education now ordering the commission for community and junior colleges to make changes to keep their standing. the department says that the commission did not meet federal requirements in the review of city college and has the appearance of a conflict of interest. they hoped the commission would be invalidated altogether for city college. >> we feel it. the bay area is in a cold snap. we are in the south bay where the preparations are ahead for the fridge it temperature coming our way. >> first, if you suffer from migraines, doctor could know the cause and it is something that is probably inside your home right now. >> we talked about the cold but we have gusty winds and here is a look at sfo where they have a little bit of a difficult morning for outbreak in over a decade. was the biggest flu before the first sneeze... help protect with a spray. before the first tissue... help defend with a wipe. and help prevent with lysol. to get 10x more protection... and kill 99.9% of germs around the house. this season, help protect your family with lysol. start he
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Dec 5, 2013 6:00am PST
temperatures time is of thes education. >> our hearts are breaking. we want our family back. >> we continue to hope for a miracle. >> smith is an experienced pilot. >> it is now 6:36. tips for jesus and we know the likely identity the -- of jesus. >> from our camera looking across the bay, it is very cold out there this morning with record lows this some places. traffic and weather together next as the morning news outbreak in over a decade. flu before the first sneeze... help protect with a spray. before the first tissue... help defend with a wipe. and help prevent with lysol. to get 10x more protection... and kill 99.9% of germs around the house. this season, help protect your family with lysol. start healthing >> good morning, we have freezing temperatures, sub-freezing temperatures across the bay area with upper 30's on the coast and listennive reports in jeopardy around the bay this morning. we are colder than we were yesterday by 17 degrees in napa. we gained a degree at the airport. it was 36 and now it is 37. we are looking at numbers to continue to drop after sunrise at 7:10. from
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Dec 7, 2013 4:00am PST
for the 2010 winter olympics. you really need to educate yourself about brain injuries and how dangerous they can be. after my injury the doctors were saying that the helmet saved my life. wearing a helmet to prevent severe traumatic brain injury is a must... and so is learning what you can do to prevent concussion. ♪ it's not about the money, money, money ♪ >>> beautiful kate middleton, always looks like a million bucks everywhere she goes. so, what if we told you that the glamorous necklace she's wearing right there in that photo, is amazingly affordable. in fact, you could go out and buy the exact same one for yourself today without breaking the bank. and what i love about her style, aside from just being beautiful, she mixes and matches designer duds with affordable things. >> that's a look i try to rock, as well. and sara haines will be modeling that necklace, coming up in "pop news." >>> this is saturday, december 7th. also coming up this half hour, high schools across the country, love to put on the show, "grease." but there's one production that's getting extra attention beca
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Dec 6, 2013 11:35pm PST
consideration, i have decided to continue my education at the university of kansas. >> that's one way to make a whole state hate you. here is the good part a group of students at illinois, they were so hopeful that he would come to their school, not only were they watching live but they were video themselves watching. this goes from party to funeral in about four seconds flat. >> oh my god. >> yeah! [ screaming ] [ bleep ]. [ bleep ] [ bleep ]. >> that's how you react when someone puts on a hat, you're going to have a tough life. toronto mayor, you familiar with him in he's not shying away from the spotlight. ever since he admitted to smoking crack in office, the mayor has been under siege. the city council has been stripping the mayor of his powers because no one has a sense of humor any more. today they took his office budget and his staff away. he has been removed from his position on committees and lost his power to fill vacancies. the only power he has left is to represent the city at official functions. that's the one i would be worried about. the city council meetings have been unbelie
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Dec 4, 2013 1:40am PST
back to some fund or something. >> the education system allegedly. >> yes. >> we get to the crazy stuff out there. the arctic air. we begin this half hour with the ice, the snow and arctic air slamming two dozen states from the west coast to the great lakes. >> parts of northern california are covered in white stuff this morning. blowing snow making for a treacherous commute. the midwest is bearing the brunt of it as citrus growers brace for the worst. here's abc's brandi hitt. >> reporter: preparations are underway for the big chill. the snow already blanketing parts of minnesota and north dakota. >> it's terrible. it's terrible. >> reporter: half of the country is in the path of a polar express and its bitter blast of cold air as it moves south. >> it is wicked. i've never seen it like this before. >> reporter: look at how temperatures are expected to drop by 30 to 40 degrees over the next several days. >> it's january-like cold only it is early december. also, we are looking at temperatures that will challenge records. >> reporter: homeless shelters are
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Dec 5, 2013 1:40am PST
to the young children, six educators were killed when adam lanza went on his deadly rampage. newtown school superintendent is warning parents to limit their media exposure. he says these calls could be an emotional trigger. the anniversary of the shooting is december 14th. john, diana? >> thank you. >>> a 14-year-old boy in massachusetts is pleading not guilty to murdering his math teacher. phillip chism is accused in the october death of 24-year-old colleen ritzer. he had pleaded not guilty in a lower court but had to do so again yesterday because his case had been moved to massachusetts superior court. chism is being held without bail. >>> a man charged with killing a tsa agent in los angeles international airport last month is facing justice. the courtroom sketch shows the bandages on his neck. he didn't enter a plea yesterday. three people were wounded. he faces the death penalty if convicted. >>> new court documents show toronto mayor ford may have tried to buy a video that appears to show him smoking crack. the documents suggest that ford may have offered suspected drug dealing gang m
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